Large 18th Century Greek Neoclassical Mona Marble Vase

Fine large scale Mona marble Greek Neoclassical vase,

with restorations to the handles and socle.

The body of the vase 18h Century or earlier.

H: 21.25" - 54cm

Mona marble comes from Anglesey and in 1806 the Sculptor and
cabinet maker George Bullock purchased the Quarry for 1000.
The eminent Designer and Collector Thomas Hope was known to favour this marble.
Similar Vases can be found in Hope's Household Furniture and Interior Decoration,
Plates 3 and 26.


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